workers had been gulled into inflicting poverty and deprivation upon themselves
A person who is fooled or deceived
chump: a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
fool: make a fool or dupe of
fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
Gulls (often informally called seagulls) are birds in the family Laridae. They are most closely related to the terns (family Sternidae) and only distantly related to auks, skimmers, and more distantly to the waders. ...
The Gull sailing dinghy was designed by Ian Proctor in 1956, originally as a frameless double-chine plywood boat. However, it has been through several incarnations: the wooden Mark I, GRP Mark III, GRP Gull Spirit and GRP Gull Calypso.
A seabird of the genus Larus or of the family Laridae; A cheating trick; a fraud; One easily cheated; a dupe; To deceive or cheat; To mislead; To trick and defraud
(Gulls) To dream of gulls, is a prophecy of peaceful dealings with ungenerous persons. Seeing dead gulls, means wide separation for friends.
[JP 1-02] (DoD, NATO) In electronic warfare, a floating radar reflector used to simulate a surface target at sea for deceptive purposes.
A person who is easily fooled; dupe. To deceive, dupe
Any of the many long winged swimming birds of the genus Larus. Represented in the North Country by that loud aggressive scavenger and painter of exposed rock shoals, the Herring Gull (Larus argentatus). Gaiashk in the Ojibwe.